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Understanding Exponents (Grade 6)

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Understanding Exponents

1. 
[math]3^5[/math] is an example of exponential form.
  1. True
  2. False
 
2. 
The three in [math]5^3[/math] is a(n)                .
  1. exponent
  2. base
  3. power
3. 
What is the 6 in the expression [math]6^2[/math]?
  1. The base
  2. The exponent
  3. The power
  4. The answer
 
4. 
To square a number is to use what mathematical operation?
  1. Multiplication
  2. Division
  3. Subtraction
  4. Addition
5. 
Any number written to the 0 power is always 1.
Example: [math]8^0 = 1[/math]
  1. True
  2. False
 
6. 
Any number to the first power is itself.
Example: [math]6^1 = 6[/math]
  1. True
  2. False
7. 
[math]4^3[/math] shows four cubed.
  1. True
  2. False
 
8. 
[math]2^5[/math] is the same as 2 x 5.
  1. True
  2. False
9. 
Which of the following shows 4 cubed?
  1. [math]4^2[/math]
  2. [math]4^7[/math]
  3. [math]4^3[/math]
  4. [math]3^4 [/math]
 
10. 
Which of the following shows 7 squared?
  1. [math]7^3[/math]
  2. [math]7^2[/math]
  3. [math]2^7[/math]
  4. [math]7^5[/math]
11. 
Evaluate [math]1^15[/math].
  1. 15
  2. 16
  3. 1
  4. 14
 
12. 
Evaluate.
[math]3^3[/math]
  1. 9
  2. 27
  3. 6
  4. 81
13. 
[math]5^3 [/math] is bigger than [math]3^5[/math].
  1. True
  2. False
 
14. 
Which one shows the numbers in order from smallest to biggest?
  1. [math]3^2 , 2^3 , 6^1[/math]
  2. [math]6^1 , 2^3 , 3^2[/math]
  3. [math]2^3 , 6^1 , 3^2[/math]
15. 
Which of the following is equal to [math]5^4[/math] ?
  1. 4 x 4 x 4 x 4 x 4
  2. 5 x 4
  3. 5 x 4 x 5 x 4
  4. 5 x 5 x 5 x 5
 
16. 
What is [math]2^4[/math] in expanded form?
  1. [math]2*4[/math]
  2. [math]2*2*2*2[/math]
  3. [math]4*4*4*4[/math]
  4. [math]4*4[/math]
17. 
The volume of a certain cube can be found using the expression [math]5^3[/math]. What is [math]5^3[/math] written as a product of the same factor?
  1. 5 × 3
  2. 3 × 5
  3. 3 × 3 × 3 × 3 × 3
  4. 5 × 5 × 5
 
18. 
Choose < , >, or = to compare.

[math]10^4[/math]                 10,000
  1. <
  2. >
  3. =
19. 
Write the bases and exponents for:
[math]3^5 n^3[/math]



 
20. 
Write the product using an exponent. Find the value.

[math]2 xx 2 xx 2 xx 2 xx 2[/math]



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